Vince Cable MP

Twickenham - Liberal Democrats

Personal Details
Full Name and Title Rt Hon Dr Vincent Cable MP
Gender Male
Date of birth 9 May 1943
Age 71
Country of Birth England
Partnership Status Married
Number of Marriages or Civil Partnerships
Length of Current Marriage or Civil Partnership 10 years
Partner's Name Rachel Cable (née Wenban Smith) 
Number of Children
School

Nunthorpe Grammar School

Further Education

Glasgow (University of) (International Economics, 1973)

Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge (University of) (Economics and Natural Sciences, 1966)

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Vince Cable MP

Twickenham - Liberal Democrats

Government/Opposition Appointments
Department for Business, Innovation and SkillsSecretary of State (2010 - )
HM TreasuryLiberal Democrat Front Bench Spokesman (2003 - 2010)
Department of Trade and IndustryLiberal Democrat Front Bench Spokesman (1999 - 2003)
Select Committees
TreasuryMember (1998 - 1999)
Joint Committees - No data
Other Committees - No data
All Party Groups
Climate Survival Chair (2008 - )
Victims of Crime Secretary (2007 - )
CarersVice-Chair (2007 - 2010)
Cardiac Risk in the Young Vice-Chair (2006 - 2010)
Financial Exploitation Treasurer (2005 - )
Pulmonary Hypertension Vice-Chair (2005 - )
PolicingVice-Chair (2004 - 2010)
Management Vice-Chair (2004 - 2010)
Insurance and Financial Services Vice-Chair (2001 - )

Vince Cable MP

Twickenham - Liberal Democrats

Non-Parliamentary Occupations
ShellChief Economist (1995 - 1997)
ShellGroup Planning (1990 - 1993)
Commonwealth Secretary GeneralAdviser (1983 - 1990)
Government of KenyaFinance Officer (1966 - 1968)
HM Diplomatic ServiceFirst Secretary (1974 - 1976)
Glasgow City CouncilCouncillor (1971 - 1974)
University of GlasgowLecturer, Economics (1968 - 1974)
Royal Institute of International AffairsHead of Economics (1993 - 1995)
Overseas Development InstituteDeputy Director (1976 - 1983)
Hampton Village Tsunami AppealPatron (Ongoing)
The Shooting Star Children's HospicePatron (Ongoing)
Labour PartySpecial Adviser (1979 - 1979)
Commonwealth SecretariatSpecial Adviser (1983 - 1990)
Liberal DemocratsDeputy Leader (2006 - )
Liberal DemocratsActing Leader (2007 - 2007)

Vince Cable MP

Twickenham - Liberal Democrats

Constituency Data
Constituency name: Twickenham
Region: London
Party: Liberal Democrats
Incumbent or Candidate: Incumbent
First Entered Parliament: 1 May 1997
Seat Status: Safe
Previous Election Results (Top 3 Candidates)
PartyVote Share
Liberal Democrats 54.40 %
Conservative Party 34.10 %
Labour Party 7.70 %
Turnout 74.80 %
Majority Amount 12140

Vince Cable MP

Twickenham - Liberal Democrats

Contact details
Address as: Rt Hon Dr Vincent Cable MP
Westminster Address: Vince Cable MP
House of Commons
London
SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 3000
Fax:
Personal Email: cablev@parliament.uk
Constituency Office: 2a Lion Road
Twickenham
London
TW1 4JQ
Constituency Office Tel: 020 8892 0215
Constituency Office Fax:

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